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Nebraska Career Education Conference
"Skills for Lifelong Learning, Earning, and Living"

NCE Conference

2015 NCE Conference Registration is Now Open!

 June 1-4, 2015

Younes Conference Center, Kearney, NE

pdf2015 NCE Conference At-A-Glance




New Event for 2015!

NCE Shark Tank Quick Pitch—Innovative Educators Edition

This new quick pitch competition is an open opportunity for any Nebraska Career Education teacher/instructor, school counselor or administrator to share their great work with others...for cash prizes! Pitches of innovative ideas will be judged in three different categories: Outstanding Classroom Best Practice, Innovative CSO Activity, and Effective Community Outreach. Five cash prizes in each of the three categories will be awarded.

Complete and submit the NCE Conference Shark Tank - Innovative Educators Edition entry information located at by 5:00 pm (CST) on Friday, May 15, 2015. Shark Tank presenters will receive e-mail communication prior to the conference with details and logistics related to the day of the competition. Download Information


Microsoft MTA/Certiport Training

Habitudes for Career Ready Students Teacher Training (Monday only)

Habitudes for Career Ready Students Train-the-Trainer Experience (Tuesday only)

Engage - A Middle School Career Development Curriculum (Tuesday only)
Literacy in the CTE Content Area Training (Monday & Tuesday)

Creating a Culture of Entrepreneurship (Tuesday only)
Career Field Specific Professional Development Experiences

Entrepreneurship Education
Much more!

Registration opens April 15. 

2015 Keynote Speakers


Wednesday, June 3, 2015

 billy riggs

Billy Riggs

Billy Riggs is a powerful orator who grips hearts, tickles funny bones, and sends audiences running back to work with a smile! Billy has been called "The Dr. Phil of Magic," and "a psychologist masquerading as a comedian and magician." He uses his illusions and comedy to grip audiences, move them to action, improve attitudes, turbocharge service, and change lives.



Thursday, June 4, 2015

jeff havens 

Jeff Havens

Jeff Havens has a firm belief that making learning fun is the quickest, cheapest, and most effective way to create a culture where people are eager to continually improve. Whether you want to improve your leadership or change management strategies, whether you want a plug-and-play solution or something unique to your classroom - Jeff will make it fun.




The NCE Conference is sponsored by the Nebraska Department of Education, Nebraska Career Education and in cooperation with the Association for Career and Technical Education of Nebraska